CVE-2015-0235 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.sophos.com/2015/01/29/sophos-products-and-the-ghost-vulnerability-affecting-linux/ Third Party Advisory 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0090.html Third Party Advisory 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0092.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Jun/msg00002.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00005.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142296726407499&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142721102728110&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722450701342&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142781412222323&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143145428124857&w=2 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130171/Exim-ESMTP-GHOST-Denial-Of-Service.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130768/EMC-Secure-Remote-Services-GHOST-SQL-Injection-Command-Injection.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130974/Exim-GHOST-glibc-gethostbyname-Buffer-Overflow.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0126.html Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/111 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/269 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/274 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/62865 Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/62870 Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/62871 Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/62879 Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/62883 Third Party Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT204942 Third Party Advisory 
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150128-ghost Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695695 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695774 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695835 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695860 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696131 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696243 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696526 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696600 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696602 Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696618 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3142 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.idirect.net/Partners/~/media/Files/CVE/iDirect-Posted-Common-Vulnerabilities-and-Exposures.pdf Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:039 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534845/100/0/threaded Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72325 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91787 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032909 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.websense.com/support/article/kbarticle/Vulnerabilities-resolved-in-TRITON-APX-Version-8-0 Permissions Required 
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa90 Third Party Advisory 
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-994726.pdf Third Party Advisory 
https://community.qualys.com/blogs/laws-of-vulnerabilities/2015/01/27/the-ghost-vulnerability Third Party Advisory 
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04874668 Third Party Advisory 
https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCO8x/StruxureWare+Data+Center+Operation+Software+Vulnerability+Fixes Third Party Advisory 
https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10671 Third Party Advisory 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10100 Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20150127-0001/ Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT205375 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/fsc-2015-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.qualys.com/research/security-advisories/GHOST-CVE-2015-0235.txt Third Party Advisory 
https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/121879.aspx Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0235
NVD Published Date:
01/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/14/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.